Commissioner Adam H. Putnam

Florida Agriculture: 500 Years in the Making

Florida Ferns for Floral Arrangements

Tree Fern, Tiki Fern

Tree Fern, Tiki Fern

Botanical Name

Asparagus virgatus (Liliaceae Family)


15-22 in length with dark-green needle-like foliage; bushy in appearance.

Seasonal Availabilty


Vase Life

7-10 days

Purchasing Hints

Foliage should be moist; not wet or dry. Mature foliage is free of light green or yellowing needles.

Care and Handling

Remove bundle ties and slant cut one inch from stems base. Place in 2-3 inches of water. Do not add floral preservatives to water. Mist foliage and store in a cooler at 36 degrees F.

Design Tips

Perfect for filler for all designs. Smaller pieces can be used in corsage and boutonniere work. Compliments garlands and swags.

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